Mar 10, 2017 - By Scott Akanewich, Sports EditorXavier Hubbard, Kayle Addison and Trinity Goggles garnered Class 1-A honors after fine seasons at St. Stephen's.
The Eagles have landed.
Three of them, anyway.
St. Stephen's standout Xavier Hubbard was named to the Class 1-A state boys basketball squad, while Kayle Addison and Trinity Goggles picked up honors on the girls roster.
Hubbard was eighth in scoring in Class 1-A West, at 14.8 points per game for an Eagles squad which led the entire class in scoring at 64.7 per contest and was second in assists (4.0), sixth in steals (3.3) and sixth in 3-point percentage (39).
Hubbard also was the Eagles' leading scorer in two of their Class 1-A state tournament games, with 22 points in a 75-45 victory against Arvada-Clearmont, followed by 17 against Lingle-Fort Laramie, which secured the Eagles a fifth-place finish, ending the season with an overall record of 13-10, 5-3 in conference.
The defending Class 1-A state champion Lady Eagles matched their male counterparts, leading the class in scoring at 65 points per game, with Addison and Goggles the lead contributors on a squad which compiled a 17-5 overall record, including a perfect 7-0 mark in conference play.
Addison was second in Class 1-A scoring at 17.9 points per game, while Goggles was fourth,] at 16 points, also leading in assists with 5.6. She was second in rebounding (11.2), fourth in steals (5.3) and third in field-goal percentage (47).
Addison was 10th in field-goal percentage (43), third in steals (5.3)seventh in free-throw percentage (67), and her high game for the season was a 33-point performance in a 72-22 victory against Meeteetse on Feb. 3.
Goggles scored 30 points in the Eagles' second game against the same Lady Longhorns in a 64-29 victory on Feb. 18.
St. Stephen's finished as Class 1-A state runners-up after a 59-50 overtime loss to Encampment in the championship game.
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